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"Failed to Create OBJDM" Error Message When You Attempt to Download a File with Internet Explorer

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When you attempt to download a file from the Internet, you may receive the following error message:
Failed to create OBJDM

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This behavior can occur if you install the BonziBUDDY program on your computer and enable the download setting in BonziBUDDY so that BonziBUDDY's Download Manager processes all of your Internet downloads. If you do not disable the download setting before you uninstall BonziBUDDY, you receive the error message that is mentioned in the "Symptoms" section.

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To resolve this behavior, rename or delete the Iehelpermiddleman.dll file that is located in the Windows\System folder.

For information about how to rename a file, click Start, click Help, click the Index tab, type renaming, and then double-click the Renaming files topic.

The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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Keywords: KB274101, kbprb, kberrmsg

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Article Info
Article ID : 274101
Revision : 6
Created on : 1/29/2007
Published on : 1/29/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 323